Passenger charged following fatal

Emergency services at the scene of the crash. Picture: CHANNEL NINE

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a man following a fatal two car collision involving an allegedly stolen car in Cranbourne on Sunday 11 August.

An 18-year-old Baxter man has been charged with one count of theft of motor vehicle.

The driver of the car, 20-year-old Frankston man, remains in hospital under police guard.

Two of the four passengers in the allegedly stolen vehicle, an 18-year-old Cranbourne woman and a 16-year-old Frankston boy, died at the scene.

A 17-year-old Frankston North girl who was also a passenger remains in hospital.

The Baxter man will appear at the Dandenong Magistrates’ Court this afternoon.

Any witnesses or anyone with dash cam footage is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

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